Month: February 2020

How the SECURE Act Impacts Your Estate Planning Options
Estate Planning Attorney
Posted February 27, 2020

This year, a new federal law went into effect that could have a significant impact on the estate plans of many retirees. Prior to the passage of the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act, individuals were permitted to pass their IRA funds to non-spouse beneficiaries, who were then allowed to stretch out […]

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The Difficulty of Contesting a Will vs Challenging a Trust
Contested Estates Lawyer
Posted February 18, 2020

How Do You Stop Someone From Contesting A Trust? One of the most important tasks of an estate planning attorney is to ensure the tools used to create an estate plan can stand up to a legal challenge by a beneficiary. This is especially important when drafting a will because it is generally considered easier […]

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Getting Started on Your Estate Plan
Estate Plan Attorney
Posted February 03, 2020

Most people are aware they should have some sort of estate plan in place. However, knowing something is true and acting on it are two different things. This is especially true when it comes to complicated and uncomfortable topics like preparing for the end of one’s life. Fortunately, there are a few different strategies people […]

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